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Grant Highlight: Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an international nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization that defends the rights of people worldwide. Founded in 1978, HRW aims to investigate human rights violations, expose findings widely, and pressure policymakers to respect rights and secure justice. This grant supports HRW’s work in the United States exposing human rights abuses perpetuated by… Continue Reading

Grant Highlight: Equal Justice Initiative

The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system. EJI litigates on behalf of condemned prisoners, juvenile offenders, people wrongly convicted or charged with violent crimes, poor people denied effective representation, and others whose trials are marked by racial… Continue Reading

Grant Highlight: Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA) provides legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in East Palo Alto and the surrounding community, with a focus on immigration, housing, and consumer protection issues. CLSEPA is the only nonprofit legal service provider of its kind in San Mateo County, connecting more than 500 volunteer attorneys,… Continue Reading

Grant Highlight: Community Initiatives: Educators for Fair Consideration

Community Initiatives is the fiscal sponsor for Educators for Fair Consideration. Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) empowers undocumented young people to achieve their academic and career goals and actively contribute to society. It provides scholarships, legal services, and professional and personal development for undocumented youth in the San Francisco Bay Area. This grant extends support… Continue Reading

Grant Highlight: Regents of the University of California at Berkeley: Center for the Study of Child Care Employment

The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment conducts research and proposes policy solutions to improve how our nation prepares, supports, and rewards the early care and education workforce to ensure young children’s optimal development. This grant supports policy-oriented research on the development, compensation, and financing of the early childhood workforce. It seeks to… Continue Reading

Grant Highlight: New America Foundation

The New America Foundation (New America) seeks to nurture a new generation of public intellectuals, including scholars, policy experts, and journalists, to address major social, economic, and political challenges. In 2014, the Foundation, in partnership with the McKnight Foundation, established The Dual Language Learners National Work Group within New America’s Early Education Initiative to respond… Continue Reading

Grant Highlight: James Bell Associates / The Urban Institute

James Bell Associates (JBA) is an evaluation and research services firm specializing in program evaluations, technical assistance, and support for the design and implementation of innovative social service and public health programs. For the purposes of this project, James Bell Associates has subcontracted with The Urban Institute, a nonprofit policy research organization. This grant provides… Continue Reading

Grant Highlight: Alliance for Early Success

The Alliance for Early Success (the Alliance) is a catalyst for bringing state, national, and funding partners together to improve state policies for children, starting at birth and continuing through age 8. It provides technical assistance and financial support to state advocates in 30 states, and reaches all 50 states through research dissemination and sharing… Continue Reading